Women’s golf back in action at UNF Collegiate

FORT MYERS, Florida. – After a two-week hiatus from competition, the FGCU women’s golf team resumes service on Monday and Tuesday, March 7 and 8 at UNF Collegiate held at the Jacksonville Golf and Country Club (Par 72, 5,926 yards ).

The Eagles last competed in the First Coast Classic on February 14-15, where the FGCU finished fifth overall. UNF Collegiate will begin a three-week tournament streak for the Eagles.

Play will begin Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. with a tee shot. The Eagles will start on holes 9, 10, 11 and 12. Live scores will be available at www.GolfStat.com.

The 17-team field includes six of the top 100 programs highlighted by #46 Furman and #49 North Texas.

Laura Edmonds leads FGCU with an average of 72.47 over five tournaments followed by At Haley Yerxa’s 73.50 average in five tournaments as well. Anouk Casty and Posie Farrelly are just behind at 75.92 and 76.20, respectively.

UNF College
Jacksonville Golf and Country Club – Par 72 – 5,926 yards

FGCU range:

1 – Haley Yerxa

2 – Laura Edmonds

3 – Posie Farrelly

4 – Anouk Casty

5 – Sophie Warren

UNF collegiate field:

#118 Central Arkansas
#76 Chattanooga
#206 Cincinnati
Daytona State
#112 Eastern Kentucky
#125 FGCU

#46 Furman
#114 South Georgia
#113 Jacksonville State
#60 North Florida
#49 North Texas
#92 Penn State
#63 Sam Houston
#110 Southern Alabama
#134 Stetson
#130 Western Kentucky
#104 Xavier

For complete coverage of the women’s golf program, follow the Eagles on Twitter and Instagram at @FGCU_WGOLF, on Facebook at /fgcuwgolf and online at www.FGCUathletics.com. You can also sign up to receive news about FGCU women’s golf or other programs directly to your inbox by visiting www.fgcuathletics.com/email.

EAGLE CAMPAIGN
IT NEEDS A TEAM to achieve our most recent goal – a $10 million campaign to address the needs of student-athletes for continued academic success, life skills, mental health, nutrition, strength and conditioning as well as needs of the department for expansion and improvement of facilities as well as mentoring and leadership training for coaches and staff. The name embodies our mission and the goal of the EAGLE – Eagle Athletics Generating Lifetime Excellence campaign. Join our team and commit your donation today to help the Eagles of tomorrow!

TREW COACH

Since taking over the program in 2011, Sarah Trew has guided the Eagles to 46 top-five finishes, including 34 over the past six seasons. On top of that, she led the program to a pair of second-place finishes in the ASUN Championship in 2016, 2017, and 2019, signifying the best finishes in the history of the program. She was named ASUN Coach of the Year in 2015-16 and guided the FGCU to some of its best statistical seasons in program history.

#FEEDFGCU
FGCU Athletics sponsors events in November and April to benefit the FGCU Campus Food Pantry (www.fgcu.edu/foodpantry) and the Harry Chapin Food Bank (www.harrychapinfoodbank.org), FGCU Athletics’ charities of choice. For more information, including how to contribute, please visit www.fgcu.edu/foodpantry and use the hashtag #FeedFGCU to help raise awareness.



ABOUT THE FGCU
FGCU teams have combined to win an incredible 89 conference regular season and tournament titles in just 14+ seasons at the Division I level. Additionally, in just 10 seasons of DI playoff eligibility, the Eagles have brought together 43 teams or individuals competing in NCAA championships. Eight FGCU programs ranked in the top 25 nationally in their respective sports, including women’s basketball (#20, 2021-22), beach volleyball (#20, 2022) and men’s soccer (2018, 2019) and women’s football. (2018) as three of the most recent. In 2016-17, the Vert et Bleu posted the department’s best sixth place finish in the DI-AAA Learfield Directors’ Cup and top 100 nationally, ahead of several Power-5 and FBS institutions. In 2018-19, the Eagles had an ASUN and Florida State’s top seven teams won the NCAA Public Recognition Award for their rate of academic progression in their sport. FGCU also collectively achieved a record 3.50 classroom GPA in the fall 2020 semester and outperformed the general undergraduate college population for 25 consecutive semesters. The past five semesters (Fall 2019 – Fall 2021) have each seen another milestone reached as all 15 programs achieved a team GPA of 3.0 or higher in each. The Eagles also served an all-time high of 7,200 volunteer hours in 2017 – being recognized as one of two finalists for the inaugural NACDA Community Service Award presented by the Fiesta Bowl.



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